Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 15/04/2019
Nature's Working Scientist podcast: Why universities are failing to embrace AI
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 09/04/2019
After months of deliberation and fine-tuning, the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence has published the ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI. Including Insight’s Prof Barry O’Sullivan, the group will now make itself available to industry, research institutes and public authorities under a pilot phase to cooperate on what amounts to a loose framework for discouraging developers to follow a potentially dangerous path.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 08/04/2019
The Insight-based Computer and Communications Museum was featured in Forbes recently as part of an interview with legendary game developer John Romero. Romero, who along with his wife and fellow game developer Brenda Romero is based in Galway, talks about his intention to establish the Romero Museum of Game Design. The article says, "The Romeros’ vision for the Museum of Game Design ties in nicely with Galway’s position as a tech-proud city.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 02/04/2019
Insight members won nine awards at the DCU Invent Commercialisation Awards 2019 in March.
Insight recipients were:
Joseph Antony, Julia Dietlmeier, Noel O’Connor, Kevin McGuinness for Passenger Flow Analytics
Mark Marsden, Joseph Antony, Haolin Wei, Noel O’Connor, Alan Smeaton, Kevin McGuinness for AI for Abnormal Event Detection
Shivam Agarwal, Kevin McGuinness, Noel O’Connor for Multi-modal Data Fusion for Crowd Analytics
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 01/04/2019
Insight's Bianca Pereira beat 14 other nominees to win ITAG'S (Information Technology Association Galway) Digital Woman Award 2019. Pereira has been a tireless advocate for women in STEM for many years. You can read a tribute written by Insight EPE manager Brendan Smith here. Huge congratulations!
Publication Date:Created by Louise Holden on 27/03/2019
The Insight Centre for Data Analytics launched its new Mobile Lab at its headquarters in Galway, as a major boost for Citizen Science.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 20/03/2019
BDVA, the Big Data Value Association and euRobotics, the European Robotics Association, have released a common vision paper on the AI partnership they are jointly developing. This AI Public Private Partnership (AI PPP) is directed at boosting the industrial uptake of AI and ensuring Europe’s world-wide leadership in developing and deploying value-driven trustworthy AI based on European fundamental values.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 19/03/2019
Insight's Nick Grattan spoke to Irish Tech News's AI in Action podcast last week.
Grattan is undertaking a part-time PhD at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Cork. His research estimates and verifies document and content version histories, and tracks content moved from one location to another based on common structures within and between the documents.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 15/03/2019
Insight's Lukasz Porwol was invited to the Mendeley/Elsevier headquarters in London a few weeks ago. While there, he presented his research and held meetings with a number of executives. He was also interviewed about virtual reality and its potential as it relates to education and communication. In the piece he discussed the potential of VR for use in meetings and learning situations, the ethics of VR and his own experiences.
Publication Date:Created by Grainne Faller on 13/03/2019
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D., has today announced the launch of a novel sports technology which applies machine learning to the task of shrinking the pro-athlete analysis laboratory to the size of a wearable sensor system.